Chronic Coronary Artery Disease

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Author De Lemos & Omland
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Featuring expert guidance from Drs. James de Lemos and Torbjorn Omland, as well as other globally known leaders in cardiology,Chronic Coronary Artery Disease covers every aspect of managing and treating patients suffering from chronic coronary syndromes. This
and-new companion toBraunwald's Heart Disease was designed as a stand-alone reference for physicians treating patients who present with complex, unique challenges, offering the latest information on the use ofimaging modalities in diagnosis and treatment, advances ininterventional and surgical approaches to revascularization,new medications to improve symptoms and outcomes in chronic CAD, and much more.Relevant updates to the text are sourced regularly from the parent reference,Braunwald's Heart Disease and delivered onExpert Consult at no additional cost. These updates coverlate-
eaking clinical trials ,reviews of important new articles , andthe latest guidance on clinical practice , all selected and masterfully edited by Dr. Eugene Braunwald.

Table of Contents
Section 1: Introduction 1. Epidemiology of Chronic CAD2. The Global Perspective of Ischemic Heart DiseaseSection 2: Pathogenesis 3. Genetics of Coronary Atherosclerosis4. Basic Mechanisms of Atherogenesis5. Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction6. Precipitants of Myocardial IschemiaSection 3: Clinical Evaluation 7. History and Physical Examination8. Lipid Measurements9. Standard and novel biomarkers10. ECG and Exercise Stress ECG Testing11. Echocardiography12. Nuclear and PET Imaging13. CT and MRI14. Invasive Testing15. Putting it all together: which test for which patient for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease?Section 4: Management 16. Goals of Therapy17. Global Risk Assessment18. Lifestyle Interventions19. Obesity and CAD20. Medical Management of Stable Angina21. Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Drugs for Chronic CAD22. Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death23. Revascularization for Chronic CHD24. Managing chronic CAD in patients with Diabetes25. Angina in Subjects with Evidence of Myocardial Ischemia and No Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease26. Depression, Anxiety, and Stress27. Refractory AnginaSection 5: Prevention 28. Primary Prevention29. Screening for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in Asymptomatic Individuals30. Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease